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Cuomo Is Called Controlling but a ‘Contender’ in Unauthorized Biography

"The Contender" by Michael Shnayerson is to be released on March 31.... The book covers all the requisite parts of Mr. Cuomo’s life, from his early days smoking Kool cigarettes and driving a red Trans-Am
New York Times
added Mar 22, 2015 13:41
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[UAE: Abu Dhabi] Tobacco Atlas, 5th edition, launched at WCTOH

The Tobacco Atlas finds industry tactics are creating a future of missed opportunity to improve global health, wealth, and equality The Tobacco Atlas, Fifth Edition (“The Atlas”), and its companion mobile app and website TobaccoAtlas.org, were unveiled
World Conference on Tobacco OR Health (WCTOH)
added Mar 20, 2015 12:02
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[UAE: Abu Dhabi] New tobacco atlas details scale, harms of tobacco epidemic

The Tobacco Atlas, Fifth Edition ("The Atlas"), and its companion mobile app and website TobaccoAtlas.org, were unveiled today by the American Cancer Society and World Lung Foundation at the 16th World Conference on Tobacco or Health. The Atlas graphical
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Mar 19, 2015 10:35
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Doubt over climate science is a product with an industry behind it

sow doubt and discredit science to maintain industry profits was one honed by the tobacco industry... Among the many thousands of documents, is Bad Science: A Resource Book – described in Merchants of Doubt as a “how-to handbook for fact fighters”. Produ
The Guardian (uk)
added Mar 7, 2015 18:46
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The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer

Customer Reviews (1,029) 4.7 out of 5 stars / With this sobering statistic, physician and researcher Siddhartha Mukherjee begins his comprehensive and eloquent "biography" of one of the most virulent diseases of our time. An exhaustive account of cancer
amazon.com
added Feb 18, 2015 16:45
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Article on Mimi Nichter, "Lighting Up: The Rise of Social Smoking on Campus"

students whose behavior Mimi Nichter analyzes in Lighting Up: The Rise of Social Smoking on College Campuses are in a similarly untenable position. They feel the allure while knowing better... cigarette companies depend on people overestimating how much t
Inside Higher Ed (blog)
added Feb 11, 2015 19:31
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[Florida] What We Learned From Jeb Bush's E-Book

Read even a few pages of his correspondence, and the time and attention he paid to any number of issues... A Jan. 15, 1999, email ...sets out an agenda for a coming staff meeting: Pharmacy formulary / Tobacco endowment rollout / Dev. Disability rollout
National Public Radio (NPR)
added Feb 11, 2015 12:23
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The Tarnish of the Golden Years / Donald Hall’s Frank Collection of Essays About Growing Older, Not Better

Hall plumbs the indignities, condescensions and terrors of advanced age, along with musings on beards (he has had three), women (two wives, many dalliances), smoking (cigars, Chesterfields, Kents, marijuana), poetry readings, rejection letters, old houses
New York Times
added Jan 19, 2015 17:45
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Beyonce, 'My Dog Skip' and cigarettes: 7 things we learned in Mike Huckabee's new book

7. He's allergic to cigarette smoke "I suppose I'm lucky to be highly allergic to tobacco smoke, because I've never smoked a single cigarette and never wanted to."
CNN
added Jan 9, 2015 20:40
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‘Removing the Emperor’s Clothes’ review: how Australia’s tobacco plain packaging laws were won

At its simplest, the story is one of the public good against commercial evil – governments and health authorities introducing an evidence-based measure in the face of ferocious opposition from a lethal and discredited, but still powerful industry. But th
Crikey (au)
added Jan 9, 2015 11:33
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